Articles from The Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education (previously IfA)

Iconic fashion house @Burberry to chair Digital Route Panel

Iconic luxury British fashion house Burberry is supporting the Institute for Apprenticeships’ Digital Route Panel as their Chief Information Officer takes on the role of Chair.

Print technician

Reference Number: ST0309 Details of standard Apprenticeship Standard for Print Technician (Covering Pre-press Technician, Press Technician & Post-Press Technician) Introduction to the Role In a technologically-advanced and fast-changing industry, Print Technicians are responsible for effective physical reproduction of artistry, designs and projects to meet the practical needs of both customer and business. The printing industry plays a central role in marketing and communications, providing a physical product which is closely integrated into the multi-channel, multi-media and digital landscape.

Flexible Higher #Apprenticeships Help Bridge The Skills Gap In Financial Services

During my career in banking I have often heard the phrase “banks are just tech companies with a balance sheet”.

Making #Apprenticeship Funding Clearer

It has been a busy month so far for the funding team, as we work our way through the current round of funding band reviews and seek to improve how we reach and communicate all of our funding recommendations.

How real-world projects offer digital apprentices the best chance of success

Tom Mynott was shocked to discover he was one of just 10 apprentices on the regional shortlist for Rising Star of the Year at the 2018 National Apprenticeship Awards. He was even more surprised when he was then awarded the regional ‘Rising Star of the Year’ Award.

How an apprenticeship can give you the edge over university-bound peers

Apprenticeship or university? Francesca Beckett, 21 explains how the apprenticeship route gave her an edge over her university-bound peers: Had you always been planning to take up apprenticeship when you left school? No - I didn't know much about apprenticeships. My sixth form college was very ‘university oriented’.

Quality Strategy sets out best practice benchmarks for apprenticeships

Planes and boats and trains: #Apprenticeship preserves “dying out” skills in heritage engineering

Fashion Studio Assistant - 400th Apprenticeship Launched in @LondonFashionWk #LFW

The Science of Apprenticeships @AstraZeneca in Cambridge #NAW2019

Earlier this week all the AstraZeneca apprentices and their managers from all areas of the business got together for a jam-packed day to celebrate apprenticeships. The day brought together apprentices from areas such as HR, Facilities Management and a variety of different science roles in one room to talk about their roles, projects they’ve worked on and celebrate the huge diversity of apprenticeships on offer. There was even a a quiz at the end of the day with some covetable chocolate eggs as prizes for the winners - a good incentive!

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